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Wake Forest University
  • Graduate School
  • WINSTON-SALEM, NC

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Wake Forest is a private graduate school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the Greensboro Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,176 graduate students. Of the 40 graduate programs offered at Wake Forest University, 3 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Wake Forest University are Business, Law, and Accounting. 15% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,176
Part-Time Grad Students
467
Research Assistants
294
Teaching Assistants
213
Racial Diversity
  • White
    63.3%
  • African American
    11.7%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    9.8%
  • Asian
    5.4%
  • Hispanic
    5.1%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • Multiracial
    1.2%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Intellectual
    50%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 3 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    67%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
75%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 4 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 4 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    25%
  • $50K-$75K
    25%
  • $25K-$50K
    25%
  • <$25K
    25%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 4 responses
  • <$50K
    50%
  • Did not graduate yet
    50%
25%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 4 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$47,269
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$827
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$152,000
National
$229,800

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